Classic SLR Series
Pictorial Outline for General use of the camera
1. Load the battery.
2. Turn the main switch to the "A" position
and also check the power level.
3. Load the film and advance it to the first frame.
4. Set the ASA film speed.
5. Set the aperture ring of the lens to the "A" mark (for AE photography).
6. Select the AE mode. (Turn the AT dial).
7. Look into the viewfinder. Compose the picture and focus.
10. Advance the film to the next frame.
8. Check the exposure.
9. Press the shutter button gently.
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